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Google Barge Project Sinks (Metaphorically)

08/01/2014, Remember the Google Barge project? Having arrived at Stockton in March earlier this year, it looks as though the whole idea surrounding Google Barge is dead int the water (pun intended ), before it was even able to go ahead with full steam. The floating...

Apple Carplay Trademark Filed In China

08/01/2014, It is said that patents and trademarks are part of an arsenal in any company that is worth building up a sizeable collection. It makes perfect sense after all – you would not want someone to take what you have done and make it as their own, would...

Ford And GM Face Lawsuit Over In-Car CD Ripping

07/31/2014, It seems that Ford, a company that will ditch the BlackBerry and provide iPhones for some of its employees, alongside General Motors who are working on wireless charging capability for its vehicles, are under scrutiny by the Alliance of Artists and...

Self-Driving Cars To Be Allowed On UK’s Public Roads In 2015

07/30/2014, In some ways it is understandable that some governments are a little apprehensive about self-driving cars. After all humans themselves make errors while driving, should we trust a computer to be behind the wheel? Well for those living in the UK, you might...

Autonomous Truck Being Tested Out

07/28/2014, When it comes to self-driving cars such as those from Google as well as Volvo, there has been a fair number of advancements made over the years, although such vehicles have not yet made themselves mainstream as they are still undergoing testing. It seems...

Tesla Model S In China Has No Navigation System

07/28/2014, China is a booming country with a growing middle class, not to mention having its fair share of “new rich” thanks to the opening up of its doors to the world. Having said that, the Tesla Model S that went on sale in China not too long ago, proved to...

General Motors Work On Wireless Charging In Vehicles

07/28/2014, It is not all smooth going for certain companies out there in the market, considering the highly competitive environment that they are in right now. General Motors is one of them having announced a slew of recalls earlier this month. Still, when the going...

Polaris Slingshot Straddles The World Of Cars And Motorcycles

07/28/2014, When the world of PDAs and mobile phones came together in the form of the Palm Treo, the world was amazed at how both devices managed to cross their respective borders and arrived at a “mutual understanding”, resulting in a smartphone. Well, having a...

Baidu Working On Semi-Autonomous Car

07/27/2014, Since Google doesn’t operate in China the gap that existed in the country’s interest for a search engine was filled by Baidu. The company is often colloquially referred to as the “Google of China,” and it appears that Baidu is...

Contactless Payments To Launch This September 16

07/25/2014, Do you think that contactless payments would be the face of the future when it comes to performing transactions? After all, that is why credit cards exist in the first place, so that you carry around less cash, not to mention the Visa payWave feature...

Facebook & Uber In Talks About Messenger Integration [Rumor]

07/25/2014, Just yesterday we reported that Facebook’s CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, confirmed that the company had plans to monetize the otherwise free Messenger app. As it stands it is unclear as to how Facebook plans on doing this, but perhaps this could clue us in....

HARKEN Project Could Help Save Lives On The Road

07/24/2014, As the world continues to move on with various kinds of smart devices and vehicles, incorporating sensors into everyday objects like a watch, so too, will all of these collected information be put to good use with the hope of saving lives. Researchers...

Lightcycle Deemed Not Road Worthy In China

07/24/2014, There are times when vehicles from a movie franchise look way too cool to pass up in real life, assuming someone comes up with a replica that functions close to what the movie version is capable of doing. The Batmobile is one particular ride that has been...

Fish Look All Set To Drive

07/24/2014, So there is this particular expression that goes something like this, “when pigs fly”, which more or less denotes something that is virtually impossible to happen. Having said that, why not introduce a twist to such a saying by coming up with your...